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Determining which database instance makes biggest IO [migrated]

Assuming that I have a dedicated server on which I am running multiple instances of mysql and postresql servers. How without iotop determine which instance in particular time (proc/pid/io shows data ...
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VM load and ping problems after replacing server motherboard

Recently, we had to replace the motherboard of one of our servers. The procedure was done by IBM as it had guarantee. The server runs ESXi 5.1, with several virtual machines, including our main mail ...
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When load balancing, must all copies of static web page be exactly the same?

I am used to get answers for everything on the web, but not this time... Yesterday I enable Amazon DNS weight functionally to load balance 7 websites between two different IP addresses (split ...
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Proper way of interpreting system load on a 4 core 8 thread processor

As we all know, load of 1.00 on a single processor means that there is a load of 100%. Analogically a 4.00 load on a quad core would be 100%. How should I interpret load on a 4 core 8 thread ...
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Efficient way to use maldet scanner

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this question or not. Sorry if this is not the right place. I have installed the maldet (Linux Malware Detect) scanner to scan malware from the server. ...
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How to interpret system load on a virtual server?

I understand that system load as reported by linux 'top' is the avg number of processes waiting for CPU time and you should thus take the number of CPU cores into account when interpreting the load. ...
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Is there anyway to find what php scripts consume more resources

I want to easily find load cause, Is there a way to display resource usage for php scripts like this. Cpu: index.php 30% something.php 10% ... memory: index.php 50% something.php 10% ..
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Server load spikes after yum update and Laravel installation

The Platform: Centos 6.3 PHP 5.4.30 Apache 2.2.15 mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.5.37, for Linux (x86_64) using readline 5.1 4 CPUs 12 GB RAM 1TB Hard Disk Prefork Settings for Apache <IfModule ...
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Apache Causing High Load on Server

Whenever Apache kills child process to create new ones after the MaxRequestPerChild is satisfied, I see Defunct Apache processes in the ps output. There defunct processes clear by themselves in a ...
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High load on a particular time

I am facing one odd problem in one of my remote servers (Centos 6). Its load became high by 09:30 AM and became normal by 09:40. See my SAR -q on 2 days. 09:00:01 PM 4 199 0.95 ...
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Increase bandwidth per connection on a server

Requirement: I am load testing Rabbit MQ by generating a large number of requests/sec to the server (Server config: 8 core, 16GB). To achieve the above, I am generating load from a client machine at ...
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preventing ipmi kernel drivers from loading

I'm trying to prevent the ipmi kernel modules from loading on a server with a SuperMicro X8DTG-D motherboard running Ubuntu 14.04. My motivation for doing so is that the modules sometimes seem to take ...
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Apache 2.4.9 100% CPU load of random workers

I own a t1.micro EC2 instance. After release upgrade of Ubuntu to saucy I got Apache 2.4.6 and I started noticing 100% CPU load like this top - 19:37:58 up 2:55, 2 users, load average: 3.90, 2.90, ...
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Load Balancing - PHP/Mysql [closed]

I have a server which relies heavily on a MYSQL database. Recently, there have been load issues and max mysql connection issues. My idea is to have a primary server with the php code and files and a ...
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Problems with nginx server load rediculous spikes

we are having a problem with the load of our server using nginx and not sure what to do about it. We are running ubuntu 12.04. Any ideas of what is going on and how to fix it? Below is a screenshot of ...
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Configure Apache MPM worker module for 1000+ users

I have youtube proxy site http://playit.pk, the issue is that whenever users increase over 500 at an instant the server gets really slow. I am using MPM Worker module and have tried several configs.. ...
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Load testing HTTPS with Siege (open auth)

I am trying to load test our new website with siege. It is currently behind basic auth. I have edited my .siegerc file to include the right username and password (I've checked many times that it is ...
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What are acceptable failure rates in load testing scenarios

I am doing a report on load testing for a client. I am using a service called blitz IO. He would like to handle 1000 concurrent users at 500ms. Every time I have run a test like this there it has ...
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mpm worker - high server load

i have 10 wordpress site with this plugins : w3 total cache + wordpress seo my server load some time goes up. vps : 1gb ram , 4 cpu 2.6 mpm worker : StartServers 2 ServerLimit ...
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Nginx load balancing based on vhosts

Well, I've a setup with 1 load balancers and 2 backends (with nginx). They are both serving two website, beta.xxx.fr and xxx.fr. I want my load balancer to serve both websites. Have you got any idea ...
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Server load and user activity emulation software [closed]

A couple of years ago i saw a software set, whose purpose was emulating user/client activity and stress testing remote servers (mail, web, etc.). It can be installed under linux, requires a separate ...
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Off-loading HTTP traffic

Need help in off loading HTTP traffic. My web server is having a lot of traffic resulting in slow response. It is also getting requests on port 80 from various mobile applications too. Traffic from ...
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Best Apache & MySQL config for 16GB and 8 Cores [closed]

I'm having some trouble with my servers. I'm having a peak and my servers load are very high. I have 3 servers, one for frontend, one for database (mysql) and one for delivery images (no problem with ...
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High Disk I/O on server reboot

A CentOS 5.8 machine has high Disk I/O upon starting up. The processes taking up disk IO are kmirrord, kjournald and pdflush. I have done the performed the following: 1) Mounted the filesystem with ...
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How to view CPU Load on Windows Server 2008 [duplicate]

It's a simple question, really, I'd like to check the CPU Load of my Windows Server 2008 machine. This value gets reported to Zabbix, but I have no clue where Zabbix gets the value from. All I can ...
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How to disable search body in dovecot?

We run mail server of 30k e-mail accounts (Maildir) with dovecot imap server. We suffer from high IO load, especially when a user starts to search large imap folders. Is any way of preventing search ...
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Django, fastcgi, loadbalancing extremely slow

I experience alot of problems with Django and I would be very grateful if you could help me: I run a lighttpd as a loadbalancer with the following settings: $HTTP["host"] =~ "myproject$" { ...
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What would cause temporary error 4010 (node failure) on a MySQL cluster?

We recently set up a new MySQL cluster and are trying to load data from a flat file. But we get the error “Got temporary error 4010 'Node failure caused abort of transaction' from NDBCLUSTER" when we ...
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ksoftirqd causes very high cpu usage - server is sometimes completely unusable

the ksoftirqd process on my root (Ubuntu 12.04 x64 with kernel 3.11.6) causes occasionally a very high usage of the first cpu core (sometimes only 5 minutes, then 30 minutes long, ... it feels just ...
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Ksoftirqd high load

Recently I notice that one ksoftirqd is always in top of my processlist and takes 90% - 100% cpu. PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND ...
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Acceptable linux load - count HT cores?

So the conventional notion of "acceptable load" on a *nix based box is "1.00 minus some overhead (10% give or take) per core". So if we have a 4 core machine, a load of 3.50 would be acceptable. ...
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Beginner at load balancing. How would I load balance multiple servers on different racks?

I was wondering if I had the right idea for load balancing lets say more then 42 servers. Would it be like this: As an example I'm using a performance Load Balancer with 10gbps input and lets say ...
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CentOS 6.4 running Asterisk 11.5 with high load, low CPU/memory/disk IO

I have an Asterisk server doing automated calls and I'm noticing an unexplained high load in it. The server is only running Asterisk. Database and other support applications run in a different ...
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How to setup a load balancing / fail-proof web server under Linux [closed]

the company i work for currently has 2 linux servers running under Debian that are being paid for. One of them currently hosts multiple websites + mail services as well. The other linux currently is ...
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Ubutu/KVM: High iowait on guest nodes, root node fine

Recently one of my boxes has been running quite slowly. It's running Ubuntu 12 LTS and kvm to split the server into several nodes. The box has 2 normal SATA drives using software RAID-1. One of the ...
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Measuring load - %CPU in top is different than %us

When I run TOP on a remote server, I see a very small system utilization (3.8%us). However, for the actual process I am seeing 29.6% of the CPU. Since this server has 8 CPU cores, is the %CPU the ...
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Munin's load plugin does not appear

I just did a fresh install of Munin 2.0.6-4 on a Debian 7.1 server from the debian repositories. The "load" plugin appears as loaded: # munin-node-configure | grep load load | ...
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Images load very slow on Linux server

Since some days images on our website load awfully slow without any changes on the site performed from our end. The images load really slow, but if I then save the image from the website the download ...
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Force Server to Change Load Average

Recently we got a server with Limestone Networks to operate as a worker in our web-cluster. The main infrastructure behind the cluster (being the database and load balancer) are located in Phoenix ...
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Keeping F5 (refresh button) pressed leads to high apache server load

We are running a forum software (Woltlab Burning Board) on our server and found out that if at least two users keep reloading the website very quick (keeping F5 button pressed), the server load goes ...
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Load times quick individually, very slow when put together

I'm running a standard debian apache2 web server. Recently, I've noticed my load times slow down substantially. I've checked exactly which resources are taking a long time to load, and there are 2 or ...
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CPU Usage vs load average [duplicate]

I'm running debian iostat -x Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (server56856.uk2net.com) 27/04/13 _x86_64_ (4 CPU) avg-cpu: %user %nice %system %iowait %steal %idle 4.59 0.01 ...
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Running a process within a limited amount of resources, in Linux

Is there a way to run a process (e.g. ls, du, find .. etc) within a strictly limited amount of resources (i.e. cpu, memory, I/O) aside from using nice & ionice, as I didn't find them effective ...
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server busy threshold? [closed]

i have a server with 512MB RAM running mysql and apache service. I have joomla site inside my server. I want to ask, is there a brief threshold limit of RAM when the server will be stated as busy? ...
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GlusterFs - high load 90-107% CPU

I try and try and try to performance and fix problem with gluster, i try all. I served on gluster webpages, php files, images etc. I have problem after update from 3.3.0 to 3.3.1. I try 3.4 when i ...
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Where should I configure the Director IP when using LVS NAT load balancing?

The subject is quite self explanatory, I have a load balancer running LVS ldirectord, and the follwoing configuration: # ipvsadm -Ln IP Virtual Server version 1.2.1 (size=4096) Prot ...
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Root process trying to find tcp.log .linux-sniff

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 VPS and I have noticed a root process that is trying to find some files: /usr/bin/find /dev /tmp /lib/ etc/ var ( -name tcp.log -o -name .linux-sniff -o -name sniff10 -o -name ...
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Where is the high load coming from?

Last night I recieved a lot of messages from DirectAdmin saying: load average on your system is 46.86, or some similar number. It comes with a 'top' printout, but all I can tell from that printout is ...
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Why are iptables rules needed for IPVS Load balancer to work?

I have setup a basic load balancer for http and https based on IPVS and linux virtual server. I start and configure ldirectord with the following configuration: virtual = 172.22.9.100:80 real ...
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High load on Linux machine (no IO, no CPU, no Swap)

i am experiencing a high load situation on a linux system, which was PXE booted into a initrd Ramdisk. The system is essentially idle. The system is very responsive (as if no load), yet shows a load ...